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Scoring Rubric for Speech

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/sub_standards/scoring_rubric_for_speech.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a set of criteria for creating and delivering a speech which may be used by students to assess their own work or the speeches of political leaders and cadidates. Criteria include visual organization, analysis and coherence, originality, and delivery.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2714

Academy of Achievement

http://www.achievement.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site by Achievement TV has interesting and readable biographies of famous Americans of the 20th Century.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 70

British Broadcasting BBC Online News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The BBC gives the British prespective on World news events. Good source for British Government policies.

Comments: This is an important site for studying American foreign policy decisions in Europe.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 449

Cleveland Federal Reserve - Economic Research

http://stats.bls.gov:80/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an up-to-date macroeconomic resource for teacher to research all facets of economy in terms of labor and employment. Standard 12.5.3 economics

Comments: This is for a teacher or highly motivated student to use as a source of research. It is a direct government resource and can be used for many types of activities.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 736

DIANA: Human Rights Database

http://www.law.uc.edu/Diana/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an excellent collection of documents related to human rights, one of the major themes of 20th Century democratic governments. This database allows one to search by key word, or browse by geographical region or organization. Standard 10.9.8

Comments: This site was developed by the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 938

Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a long alphabetized list of documents from the pre 18th century through the 20th centuries. An excerpt can be used to help 5th grade students understand the ideas, beliefs and events of the first centuries of the American story. Whole documents may be used at other grade levels as needed.

Comments: The source of the documents is the Yale Law School.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 969

GovStats - Government Information Sharing Project

http://govstats.library.oregonstate.edu/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site provides data on U.S. demographics, education and economics, as well as links to other government web sites. Standards 12.5.1 and 12.5.2 economics

Comments: Provides data for basic government information provided by the Bureau of the Census, the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Center for Education Statistics. National, as well as, state information is easily accessible.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1403

Great American Speeches

http://www.pbs.org/greatspeeches/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The history of the 20th century comes alive as you listen to the actual recorded speeches and hear the voices of the speakers representing the major figures of 20th century America.

Comments: You will need an audio program to listen to the speeches.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1439

Martin Luther King Jr.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/mlk/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Few people have had as much impact on people's understanding of human rights as Martin Luther King. Learn about the man, the movement, the legacy and the holiday at this Seattle Times site. There are discussion questions also. Standards 11.3.1, 11.10.4 and 11.10.5

Comments: This site is found again and again as a key resource in other website on King. There is an opportunity at this site for online discussion about King's life and legacy.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2106

NewsCentral: World On-line Newspapers

http://www.all-links.com/newscentral/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a listing of 3500 newspapers from around the world.

Comments: For non-English articles, use (www.systransoft.com/translate.html) translation page.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2313

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